Trustees voted to ratify the agreement Tuesday night — 11 days after a federal mediator helped district and union negotiators strike a deal.
The Democratic platform makes several references to closing the school achievement gap, and making college more affordable.
Stephen Adams, a staff attorney with Ada County, withdrew from the race Friday.
In several spots, the national GOP platform aligns with Idaho education policy. But there are a few notable exceptions.
Four candidates are on the Sept. 6 ballot; the top two vote-getters will be elected to six-year terms.
Five years ago, 13 legislators toured Turkey. They went at the invitation of a group aligned with a preacher and national charter schools advocate, who is accused of orchestrating last week’s failed military coup.
In 2014, Indiana became the first state to repeal the Common Core standards, with Pence’s support.
The State Board of Education has four applications in hand. The state has money to fund 10 grants.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke Tuesday to the National Education Association, which endorsed her in October.
Of the 2,326 Idahoans who received an associate’s degree in 2009-10, 1,147 received a bachelor’s degree within six years. Only three states had a higher percentage.